20040602, 08:29  #1 
May 2004
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Insomnia & Maths
I often find that insomnia is mathsfriendly;I get inspiration when I lie
at times sleepless. Is this experience a common one?Views of members welcome. Devaraj 
20040602, 09:35  #2  
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"Luigi"
Aug 2002
Team Italia
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Luigi 

20040602, 11:49  #3  
Mar 2003
Braunschweig, Germany
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Considering this, "Insomnia" by Faithless is one hell of a brainbooster ;) 

20040602, 12:45  #4  
Aug 2003
Upstate NY, USA
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i've had some of my best and some of my worst thoughts @ 4am 

20040602, 16:39  #5  
Bronze Medalist
Jan 2004
Mumbai,India
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Insomnia & maths
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Mally 

20040602, 16:41  #6  
"Nancy"
Aug 2002
Alexandria
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Alex 

20040602, 17:02  #7  
Bronze Medalist
Jan 2004
Mumbai,India
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Insomnia & maths.
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Mally 

20040602, 19:40  #8 
6809 > 6502
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Aug 2003
101Γ103 Posts
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Try to factor M971 as you lay awake.
19958403095347198116563727130368385660674512604354575415025472424372118918689640657849579654926357010893424468441924952439724379883935936607391717982848314203200056729510856765175377214443629871826533567445439239933308104551208703888888552684480441575071209068757560416423584952303440099278847 divide by 3 19958403095347198116563727130368385660674512604354575415025472424372118918689640657849579654926357010893424468441924952439724379883935936607391717982848314203200056729510856765175377214443629871826533567445439239933308104551208703888888552684480441575071209068757560416423584952303440099278847 divide by 7 
20040603, 08:35  #9  
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"πΊππ·π·π"
May 2003
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I haven't yet tried it, but I suspect that I'd fall asleep quite rapidly just working out the few potential primes ... Paul 

20040603, 10:28  #10 
Aug 2003
Upstate NY, USA
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now that's an idea for next fall!

20040603, 13:27  #11  
6809 > 6502
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Aug 2003
101Γ103 Posts
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Yeah I know that, that's what I get for trying to make a math joke in this forum. 

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